Test your knowledge! 12/16/2009
See if you can answer these Questions. The answers are on the 'Responsa' page.
Some of these are Really Random questions...just like me :)
Question 1: Who wrote a cookbook called Apicius de Re Coquinaria? (Apicius had written one a few centuries earlier)
Question 2: What are the colors of the Junior Classical League?
Question 3: How would a Roman address his fellow citizens?
Question 4: From what sickness did Julius Caesar suffer?
Question 5: What two verbs share the third and fourth principal parts: Sustuli, sublatum esse?
Question 6: What are the Latin words for "For a long time" and "For a short while"?
Question 7: What was the name of the Roman who pointed out to the Plebeians their error in seceding from Rome?
Question 8: What is the Greek derivative meaning "Fear of the Number Thirteen?
Question 9: What was the real name of Cicero's good friend Atticus?
Question 10: Who was Cicero's wife, the Mother of his beloved daughter Tullia?
Question 11: From what Latin adverb do we derive the adjective "Clandestine"?
Question 12: What is the Meaning of the Latin verb "Effervescere"?
Question 13: Who was the twentieth king of Rome?
Question 14: What Taylor Swift Album would the Romans have called: Sine Timore?
Question 15: Who was the Sabine who revolted against Rome and captured the Capitoline hill in 460 B.C.?
Question 16: What Consul was elected after the consul Valerius was killed recovering the Capitoline hill?
Question 17: What is the Latin word for Whale?
Question 18: What is the Latin word for Oak Tree?
Question 19: What were the Roman Seers who looked at the entrails of Animals to see the future called?
Question 20: What did Hephaestus give Hera to teach her a lesson for ignoring him when he fell from Olympus?
Question 21: Cicero made speeches 'Pro Milone" to defend a man named Milo on the charge of What?
Question 22: Was Milo Guilty?
Question 23: Distinguish between the Latin words Calumnia, Columna, and Columba.
Question 24: What was the name of Cincinnatus's wife?
Question 25: Who was the king of Alba Longa before Mettius Fufetius took over?
Question 26: What does the Latin word Fere mean?
Question 27: What was the name of Tiberius Gracchus's little sister?
Question 28: What young man served as a spy under the general Marius in wars against the Northern Barbarians and was a very helpful because he could learn languages quickly and had red hair like a barbarian?
Question 29: What is the meaning of the Latin Word 'Minari'?
Question 30: What is the meaning of the Latin word 'Perniciosus-a-um'?
Question 31: What young General was a follower of the answer to question 28 and rid the Mediterranean of pirates?
Question 32: What is the Modern equivalent of Garumna Flumen?
Question 33: Of Matrona Flumen?
Question 34: Of Sequana Flumen?
Question 35: Who literally bought the Roman Empire from the Praetorian Guard in 193 A.D.?
Question 36: What goddess was the patroness of the Roman Plebeians?
Question 37: What was a Lacerna?
Question 38: What were Maenianae?
Question 39: What Relation was Augustus to the emperor Claudius?
Question 40: What relation was Perseus to Hercules?
Question 41: What is the Latin root of the word mole as we use it in chemistry?
Question 42: What son of Jupiter and Electra was the founder of the Trojan Race and one of the reasons Juno hated troy?
Question 43: What is the latin word at the root of KluKluxKlan?
Question 44: What Author is known as the 'Christian Cicero?'
Question 45: What was the real name of the emperor Elegabalus?
Question 46: What is the Latin word for 'Pomegranate'?
Question 47: Whose severed head was used in a production of Euripides' Bacchae?
Question 48: Who was the co-ruler of Constantine?
Question 49: What Silver Age Roman author wrote 'Silvae'? He is more famous for writing 2 epics, one left unfinished.
Question 50: What is the meaning of the Latin word 'Lis'?
Question 51: What Roman author is supposed to be the first writer of a world history?
Question 52: What is the meaning of the Latin word Conger?
Question 53:...of the word Scomber?
Question 54: What was a cervical?
Question 55: What were genualia?
Question 56: What was a toral?